Fund Raising - Charity Quiz - Friday 27 January 2017
The Club's nominated charity for the year commencing 1 July 2016 is 'Beating Bowel Cancer' and we seek the continued support of our members, their friends and the broad business community, in order to raise funds for another worthy cause. Patron of the charity is another Irish footballing hero, Kevin Sheedy and our primary fundraising event, the Annual Charity Quiz, is set for Friday 27 January 2017.
Airtricity League Premier Division finale on Friday...28/10/2016
The final series of fixtures for the 2016 season in the Airtricity League Premier Division are set for 7.45pm on Friday evening. Bray Wanderers welcome Cork City to the Carlisle Grounds while Dundalk will collect the League Trophy after facing Galway United in Oriel Park. Finn Harps entertain Bohemian in Finn Park and relegated Longford Town play host to Shamrock Rovers at City Calling Stadium. St Patrick's Athletic take on third place Derry City in Richmond Park and the Showgrounds hosts the meeting of Sligo Rovers and play-off contenders Wexford Youths.
Airtricity League First Division play-off semi-final...28/10/2016
The second leg of the Airtricity League First Division promotion play-off semi-final between Drogheda United and Cobh Ramblers takes place in United Park at 7.45pm on Friday evening. The hosts hold a two nil advantage from the first leg played last weekend.
U17 Women continue UEFA Qualifying campaign...28/10/2016
Ireland is currently hosting the Group Ten qualifying round in the 2017 Women's UEFA Championship and will meet Belarus in Turner's Cross at 7pm on Friday evening in their second contest. Iceland and the Faroe Islands meet earlier in the day at 3pm in the Mardyke.
Irish set for Championship action on Friday night...28/10/2016
Ireland U21 midfielder Olamide Shodipo is set to feature for Queens Park Rangers in the Championship on Friday night when they play host to local rivals Brentford who are expected to include defender John Egan and striker target Scott Hogan in their side.
Football League Cup Fourth Round action tonight...26/10/2016
The fourth round of the Football League Cup continued this Wednesday evening with Southampton defeating Sunderland with the only goal at St Mary's and West Ham United overcoming Chelsea by two goals to one in the London Stadium. Injury ruled Shane Long out of consideration this evening while John O'Shea was rested by Sunderland. Goalkeeper Darren Randolph returned to the 'Hammers' starting eleven, a role he has filled in cup competitions this season to date.
U17 Women commence UEFA Championship...26/10/2016
Head Coach Dave Connell and our U17 Women commenced their 2017 UEFA Championship qualifying campaign with a six nil victory over the Faroe Islands on Wednesday evening in Turner's Cross. A first half brace from Alannah McEvoy set Ireland on their way and an eighteen minute hat-trick from Carla McManus and another from Orla Casey, both second half substitutes, completed the rout. Ireland are hosting the Group Ten qualifying round which kicked off in the Mardyke this afternoon with Iceland defeating Belarus by four goals to nil. Ireland will next meet Belarus in Turner's Cross at 7pm on Friday evening.
Football League Cup Fourth Round contests tonight...25/10/2016
An Arsenal side comprised mostly of reserves defeated visitors Reading by two goals to nil in the fourth round of the Football League Cup this evening. The visiting 'Royals' included young Liam Kelly in their starting eleven while Stephen Quinn was an 80th minute substitute, following his lengthy absence. Callum O'Dowda started for Bristol City in their two one defeat by visitors Hull City for whom David Meyler was introduced for the closing minutes. Eunan O'Kane was an unused substitute for Leeds United but Robbie Brady started for visitors Norwich City but missed his penalty in the shoot-out following a two all draw. The hosts went through on a three two penalty shoot-out scoreline. Ciaran Clark was also an unused substitute as his Newcastle United crushed visitors Preston North End by six goals to nil. Alan Browne and Eoin Doyle started for the visitors but Browne was red carded after just twenty seven minutes.
Irish trio in action for Aberdeen in Scottish Premiership...25/10/2016
Recent Ireland squad members Jonny Hayes and Adam Rooney both started for Aberdeen in their one nil Scottish Premiership defeat at Hamilton Academicals this evening while centre back Anthony O'Connor also started.
Dundalk in Airtricity League contest...25/10/2016
Newly crowned Airtricity League Premier Division Champions Dundalk travelled to Richmond Park this evening where they went down to a five two defeat by St Patrick's Athletic in their penultimate league contest. As expected, manager Stephen Kenny rested nine of his title heroes as they still of course have a Cup Final and a minimum of three Europa League fixtures to play.
Airtricity League Premier Division on Monday...24/10/2016
With Dundalk having secured the title and Longford Town doomed to relegation the remaining matches in the Airtricity Premier Division may lack some intensity although Wexford Youths, with just a slim hope of avoiding the relegation play-off at the expense of Finn Harps, were expected to give it their all in Turner's Cross this evening against a Cork City side whose minds may have been focussed on their cup final date with Dundalk. The hosts however, cruised to a very comfortable five nil victory.
Dundalk - Airtricity League Premier Division Champions..23/10/2016
The contest for the Airtricity League Premier Division title ended in Oriel Park this evening where Dundalk secured a two one success over Bohemian to secure their third consecutive League Title.
U19 Women complete UEFA Qualifying campaign...23/10/2016
With progress to the next Elite Phase already secured, our U19 Women completed their 2017 UEFA Championship Group Two qualifying campaign with a two nil victory over Italy, who had also qualified for the next stage, on Sunday afternoon in Skopje. Goals from Saoirse Noonan and Chloe Moloney set the seal on an excellent performance.
Airtricity League First Division play-off semi-final...22/10/2016
The first leg of the Airtricity League First Division promotion play-off semi-final took place in St Colman's Park on Saturday evening with Cobh Ramblers conceding two second half goals to Drogheda United, which make the County Louth side favourites to progress to the final when the sides meet in the second leg at United Park next Friday evening.